Best Smartphones Under 40000 in Nepal

Sanjeev Dulal 29 Sep, 2019

The popularity of mid-range phones has soared by a huge metrics. The flagship-like feature offering of midranges had pulled people towards them. We found out many people searching for smartphones that are priced below 40,000 and has greater performance. In this article, we have listed the best smartphones under 40,000 and are available in the Nepalese market. 

1. Xiaomi Redmi K20

The Redmi K20 packs everything that makes it to the top of this list. The Redmi K20 comes with 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED screen with a pop-up camera at the top. The 48-megapixel (f/1.75, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) triple camera makes it the camera king. The 20-MP front-facing pop-up selfie camera is also a great deal. The device is powered by  Qualcomm Snapdragon 730(8nm) chipset and is coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The powerful enough 4000mAh battery runs the device easily for a day and more. The price of Redmi K20 is set at Rs. 39,999 for 6/128GB variant here in Nepal. 

Redmi k20 Camera

Redmi K20 Specification

  • Display: 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED screen
  • Back Camera: 48-megapixel (f/1.75, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron)
  • Front Camera: 20-megapixel
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730(8nm)
  • GPU: Adreno 618
  • OS: Android Pie with MIUI 10
  • Processor: 1.8GHz octa-core (6x1.8GHz + 2x2.2GHz)
  • RAM: 6GB
  • ROM: 128GB
  • Battery:4000mAh (typical)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth, Micro USB, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi HotSpot.
  • Color: Carbon Black, Glacier Blue, Flame Red
  • More Features: Aluminium Alloy and Glass Body Design, 8nm Chip, Super AMOLED Display, Fast charging, Type-C 2.0 USB, Smart Gestures, VoLTE Support, Borderless Design,18W Fast Charging, Motorized pop-up Selfie, AI Performance, Game Turbo 2.0, Sony Sensor, etc
  • K20 Price in Nepal: Rs. 39,999(6/128GB)

2. Xiaomi Pocophone F1

Pocophone F1 is the killer of the flagship killer of 2018 and still one of the best phones to buy under 40000 in Nepal. It has the premium flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. The 6.18-inches IPS LCD screen looks crisp and vivid with the resolution of 1080 X 2246 pixels. For the gaming, it has Adreno 630 GPU and is coupled by a 6GB of RAM. You don't have to worry about the storage and battery either as it packs 64GB of internal storage and big 4,000 mAh battery that support Quick Charge 3.0. 

Xiaomi Pocophone F1


  • Display: 6.18-inches IPS LCD
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2246 pixels, 18.7:9 aspect ratio @ 403PPI
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Operating System: Android Oreo 8.1 with MIUI 9.6 on the top
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Storage: 64 GB
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP f/1.8 + 5 MP depth sensor, Dual LED flash, Panorama, HDR, etc.
  • Front Camera: 20 MP f/2.0
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh Li-Po non-removable with Quick charge 3.0
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/c/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer, Compass, Infrared Face Recognition
  • Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Price in Nepal: Rs. 29,999 (6/128GB | Sastodeal)

3. Galaxy M30s

The battery centric Galaxy M30s is a great device that is priced under Rs. 40,000 or even under Rs. 35,000 in Nepal. The handset comes with 6.4 inches super AMOLED Full HD+ screen with 1080 x 2400 resolution Infinity-U display. The device is powered by Exynos 9610 (10nm) chipset which is coupled with 4 and 6GB of RAM and 64GB and 128GB of storage. There is a triple camera setup at the back with 48MP primary sensor and wide-angle and depth sensor. At the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera. The main feature of this device is a huge 6,000 mAh battery which can power the device easily for 2 days.  The price of Samsung Galaxy M30s is set at Rs. 33,590 for 6/128GB variant and Rs. 27,990 for 4/64GB variant. 

Samsung Galaxy M30s Specifications:

  • Display: 6.4 inches super AMOLED Full HD+ screen with 1080 x 2400 resolution Infinity-U display
  • Chipset: Exynos 9610 (10nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: Mali-G72 GPU
  • RAM & Storage: 4GB RAM with 64GB storage / 6GB RAM with 128GB Storage, expandable up to 1TB via micro SD card
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with One UI
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Back Camera: 48MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0
  • Battery: 6000mAh battery with 15W fast charging 
  • Galaxy M30s Price in Nepal: Rs. 33,590(6/128GB) | Rs. 27,990(4/64GB)

4. Oppo A9(2020)

OPPO A9 2020 Specifications

  • Display: 6.5-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display
  • SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • CPU: Octa-core (Quad 2GHz Kryo 260G + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260S)
  • GPU: Adreno 610 GPU
  • Memory: 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6.0.1
  • SIM: Dual SIM + Dedicated SD Card Slot
  • Rear Camera: Quad Cameras
    – 48MP primary with 1/2.0″ Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.79 aperture
    – 8 MP, f/2.3, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm, AF
    – 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm macro lens
    – 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm depth sensor
  • Front Camera: 16MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor: Yes, rear-mounted
  • Connectivity: 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with fast charging
  • Oppo A9(2020) Price in Nepal: Rs. 35,990(8/128GB)

5. Samsung Galaxy M40

The newly launched M40 from M-series by Samsung is no doubt the best smartphones under 40000 in Nepal. The best part of this device is, the screen covers almost all front part with a small hole punch at the left for a selfie camera. Galaxy M40 features 6.4 inches, 19: 9, Full HD + screen with the resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. Snapdragon 675 coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM makes it even stand out in the front. Ample 128 GB of internal storage and triple camera at the back, what else does it need to make it to the best phones under 40000 here in Nepa. There's even big 3500 mAh battery that supports fast charging of 15 W.

Samsung Galaxy M40

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy M40 

  • Platform: Android 9 Pie with One UI
  • Display: 6.4 “, 19: 9, Full HD +, 2400 x 1080 pixels, IPS
  • Rear Camera: Triple Setup, 32 megapixel (f / 1.7, autofocus) + 8 megapixel wide-angle (f / 2.2, 123 degrees) + 5 megapixel depth (f / 2.2), LED flash
  • Front camera: 16 megapixel, f / 2.0, In-display hole
  • Processor: 8 cores, 2 x 2.0 GHz + 6 x 1.7 GHz, Snapdragon 675
  • Internal memory: 128 GB
  • Memory card: microSD (up to 512 GB)
  • A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Bluetooth 5.0 LE
  • NFC
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a /b/g/n/ac, 2.4/5 GHz
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint scanner, Speaker built into the screen
  • Battery: 3500 mAh, fast charging 15W
  • Samsung Galaxy M40 Price in Nepal: Rs. 29,990

6. Huawei P30 Lite

The toned-down version of Huawei P30 and P30 Pro might be your best phones under 40000 in Nepal. It great photographic quality with its triple camera – (24 MP, f/1.8, PDAF, wide-angle) + (8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 120-degree field of view) + (2MP, f/2.4, depth sensor), LED flash takes it to the higher level. Performing HiSilicon Kirin 710 coupled by 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage makes things better to look at its 6.15 -inch IPS LCD Display. The device also packs 3340mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with 18W fast charging support. Isn't this device great?

Huawei P30 Lite Price in Nepal

  • Display: 6.15-inch IPS LCD display
  • Resolution: Full-HD+ (2312×1080 pixels); 19.5:9 aspect ratio @ 415PPI
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB; Expandable up to 512GB via SD card slot (Uses SIM2 Slot)
  • OS & UI: Android Pie (v9.0) with EMUI 9 on the top
  • Rear Camera: Triple camera – (24 MP, f/1.8, PDAF, wide-angle) + (8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 120-degree field of view) + (2MP, f/2.4, depth sensor), LED flash
  • Front Camera: 32MP, f/2.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 3340mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with 18W fast charging support; Uses USB Type-C
  • Colors: White, Blue, Black
  • Huawei P30 Lite Price in Nepal: Rs. 39,999

Comparison: Huawei P30 Lite Vs Honor Play

7. Honor Play

Honor Play Nepal

  • Body:Aluminum body, 157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm, 176g
  • Screen:3" 2,340x1,080px (19.5:9) LTPS LCD, 409ppi, notched
  • Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 970, Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53), Mali-G72 MP12 GPU
  • Memory:4/6GB RAM, 64GB of storage, (hybrid) microSD slot
  • Camera:Dual: 16MP RGB (f/2.2) + 2MP for depth sensing, phase detection autofocus; 2160p @ 30fps video
  • Selfie cam:16MP (f/2.0), 1080p video
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with Huawei EMUI 8.2 + AI features
  • Battery:3,750 mAh non-removable, 18W fast charging
  • Connectivity:Dual Nano-SIM; USB-C (USB 2.0), NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS
  • Misc: Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, single bottom-firing loudspeaker, 3.5mm audio port
  • Honor Play Price in Nepal: Rs. 35,790(4/64GB)

8. Realme 2 Pro 

Realme 2 Pro Nepal

  • Display: 6.3 inches, 1080×2340 pixel 19.5:9 aspect ratio IPS LCD display
  • Screen to body ratio: 84%
  • Design: Aluminium frame, Plastic back
  • Rear Camera: 16 MP f/1.7 + 2 MP dual back camera
  • Front Camera: 16 MP f/2.0 front camera
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC
  • GPU: Adreno 512 GPU
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB; expandable up to 256GB
  • Battery: 3500mAh battery
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer
  • Realme 2 Pro Price in Nepal: Rs. 31,999(8/128GB)

Checkout: Galaxy A50 Vs Realme 2 Pro

9. Huwaei Nova 3i

Huawei Nova 3i looks excellent with 6.3 inch IPS LCD display. The phone is powered by new Kirin 710 chipset which supports both heavy gaming and multitasking. Moving towards the camera, this phone offers a dual quad-camera setup on each side comprising of 16MP+2MP at the rear while 24 MP+2MP on the front for selfies. And its 3340 mAh battery can easily manage your day.


OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset: Hisilicon Kirin 710
CPU: Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: Mali-G72 MP12
RAM and Storage: 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage
Battery: 3340 mAh
Display: 6.3 inches IPS LCD display
WIFI: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD
Ports: micro USB 2.0
Rear Camera: Dual: 16 MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2 MP (depth sensor), LED flash
Front-facing Camera: Dual: 24 MP + 2 MP (depth sensor)
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Colors: Black, Pearl White, Iris Purple
Huawei Nova 3i Price in Nepal: Rs. 32,900

10. Oppo F11

Oppo F11 Price Nepal

  • Body: Glass front, refined plastic back and sides, 190g
  • Screen: 6.53" LTPS TFT 1,080 x 2,340 px resolution; 397 ppi.
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P70 (12nm) chipset: octa-core CPU (2x2.1 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53); Mali-G72 MP3 @900MHz GPU.
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 64GB built-in storage, microSD slot support.
  • OS: Color OS 6.0 on Android 9.0 Pie.
  • Rear camera: 48MP f/1.8, 0.8µm, 1/2", PDAF support, Quad-Bayer filter + 5MP depth sensor, LED flash; 1080p@30fps with EIS.
  • Front camera: Pop-up 16MP f/2.0, HDR, 1080p video
  • Battery: 4,000mAh, VOOC 3.0 20W (5V/4A).
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM; LTE Cat.7 download/ Cat.13 upload, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, GPS; Bluetooth 5.0 A2DP, LE, EDR, FM radio; microUSB 2.0.
  • Misc: Rear-mounted fingerprint reader
  • Oppo F11 Price in Nepal: Rs. 35,490

Best Phones Under 40,000 in Nepal Price(Rs)
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Rs. 39,999(6/128GB)
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Rs. 29,999(Sastodeal)
Samsung Galaxy M40 Rs. 34,190
Huawei P30 Lite  Rs. 39,999
Honor Play  Rs. 35,790
Samsung Galaxy A50 Rs. 31,490
Realme 2 Pro Rs. 31,999
Huawei Nova 3i Rs. 32,900
Oppo F11 Rs. 35,490

Related: Best Smartphones Under Rs. 30000 in Nepal

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